DRUM BARRACKS

Historical Landmark

Description:
Established in 1862, Drum Barracks became the United States military headquarters for Southern California, Arizona, and New Mexico. It was a garrison and base for supplies, and a terminus for camel pack trains operated by the Army until 1863. Abandoned in 1866, the site remains a landmark of the Civil War in California. This property was also listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 2/12/71.


Registration Date: 3/6/1935

Location:
City: Wilmington
County: Los Angeles

Directions:
1053 Cary St (corner Cary and Opp), Wilmington
DRUM BARRACKS



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